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[texts]Le grand dictionnaire géographique : historique et critique (Volume 4) - Bruzen de La Martinière, Antoine Augustin, 1662-1746
T.p. printed in red and black
Keywords: Geography
Downloads: 400
[texts]Le grand dictionnaire géographique : historique et critique (Volume 2) - Bruzen de La Martinière, Antoine Augustin, 1662-1746
T.p. printed in red and black
Keywords: Geography
Downloads: 368
[texts]The American universal geography, or, A view of the present state of all the empires, kingdoms, states, and republics in the known world, and of the United States of America in particular : in two parts ... illustrated with maps of the countries described - Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826
John Adams Library incomplete: wanting v. 1. (From t.p.) The first part. Treats of astronomical geography ... the western, or American continent ... -- The second part. Describes at large ... the eastern continent ... as divided into Europe, Asia, and Africa ..
Keywords: Geography
Downloads: 1,292
[texts]Le grand dictionnaire géographique : historique et critique (Volume 6) - Bruzen de La Martinière, Antoine Augustin, 1662-1746
T.p. printed in red and black
Keywords: Geography
Downloads: 571
[texts]Le grand dictionnaire géographique : historique et critique (Volume 3) - Bruzen de La Martinière, Antoine Augustin, 1662-1746
T.p. printed in red and black
Keywords: Geography
Downloads: 359
[texts]Le grand dictionnaire géographique : historique et critique (Volume 5) - Bruzen de La Martinière, Antoine Augustin, 1662-1746
T.p. printed in red and black
Keywords: Geography
Downloads: 250
[texts]Geography anatomiz'd : or, The geographical grammar. Being a short and exact analysis of the whole body of modern geography, after a new and curious method ... - Gordon, Patrick, fl. 1700
Includes half t.p. in decorative chains
Keywords: Geography
Downloads: 1,088
[texts]Géographie abregée, par demandes et par résponses : divisée par leçons, pour l'instruction de la jeunesse. Avec un précis de l'ancienne géographie, & des systêmes du monde - Lenglet Dufresnoy, Nicolas, 1674-1755
Includes half t.p.: 'Géographie abregée pour l'instruction de la jeunesse'
Keywords: Geography; Geography
Downloads: 223
[texts]The general gazetteer : or, Compendious geographical dictionary containing a description of all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, provinces, cities, chief towns, forts, fortresses, castles, citadels, seas, harbours, bays, rivers, lakes, mountains, capes and promontories in the known world : together with the government, policy, customs, manners, and religion of the inhabitants ... - Brookes, R. (Richard), fl. 1721-1763
Folded frontispiece map
Keywords: Geography; Geography
Downloads: 232
[texts]Dionysiou Oikoumenes periegesis = Dionysii Orbis descriptio : commentario critico & geographico (in quo controversiae pleraeque quae in veteri geographia occurrunt explicantur, & obscura plurima elucidantur) ac tabulis illustrata - Dionysius, Periegetes
John Adams Library copy inscribed on first leaf: T.B. A.B. pt=h-[?]. "Grammaticarum in Dionysii Periegesin annotationum systema ... Londini, Excudebat Tho. Newcomb, 1658 (25 p. at end)" has special title page and separate paging; the Commentary (313 p.) and the text of the Orbis descriptio (59 p.) are separately paged.
Keywords: Geography; Geography -- ancient
Downloads: 543
[texts]Strabonos Peri tes geographias biblia iz' = Strabonis De situ orbis libri XVII : Grecè & Latinè simul iam ... - Strabo
John Adams Library copy contains portion of dedication filled in by hand; signed "Lehouæ." Signature on 2nd flyleaf, crossed out: "Robertus Baellie." Contains additional leaf printed for the Collegium Grassinaeum of the Academie de Paris in 1657; this copy was given as first prize in Oration to a student of that year. It states: Ego infra scriptus Presbyter & Collegii Grassinorum in Academia Parisiensi Primaries, testor 'Ingenuum adolescentem Jo Ludovicum de Garibal secundum graca'---Orationis ...
Keywords: Geography, Ancient
Downloads: 798
[texts][Dionysiou Oi'koumenes pepihtheie ...] = Dionysii Orbis descriptio, annotationibus Eustathii & Henr. Stephani - Dionysius, Periegetes
Vol. 2 has 2 title-pages: "Grammaticarum in Dionysii ... annotationum systema, in usum tyronum concinnatum. ubi dialecti & ct̆er ̆anomali,̆ qu ̆in singulis dictionibus aut syntaxi occurrunt, ad figuras, methodic ̈hic digestas, reducuntur: cum commentario critico & geograhico ... A Guilielmo Hill ... Londini, ex officin ́M. Clark, 1688" ; (the second t.p. dated 1687).
Keywords: Geography, Ancient
Downloads: 912
[texts]Annuaire présenté au roi (Volume 1822a) - Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner. BRL
Title and text in double line border
Keywords: Astronomy; Geography
Downloads: 252
[texts]Coloniæ anglicanæ illustratæ : or, The acquest of dominion, and the plantation of colonies made by the English in America, with the rights of the colonists, examined, stated, and illustrated. Part I. .. - Bollan, William, d. 1776
John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams." In John Adams' "Life and Works," v. 10, p. 355, Adams writes of this book: "I scarcely ever knew of a book so deeply despised."
Keywords: Geography -- History; Discoveries in geography
Downloads: 420
[texts]Tes palai kai tes nyn oikoumenes periegesis, sive, Dionysii geographia : emendata & locupletata, additione scil. geographiae hodiernae : Graeco carmine pariter donatae : cum 16 tabulis geographicis - Dionysius, Periegetes
The first seven words are transliterated from the Greek.
Keywords: Geography, Ancient; Geography; Geography; Pemberton, Ralph Stephen; Way, R. E
Downloads: 1,058
[texts]The world displayed : or, A curious collection of voyages and travels (Volume 5) - Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771
Each volume has engraved frontispiece signed: W. Harrison Senr. sculpt
Keywords: Voyages and travels; Discoveries in geography; Explorers; Voyages and travels
Downloads: 129
[texts]The world displayed : or, A curious collection of voyages and travels (Volume 1) - Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771
Each volume has engraved frontispiece signed: W. Harrison Senr. sculpt
Keywords: Voyages and travels; Discoveries in geography; Explorers; Voyages and travels
Downloads: 120
[texts]The world displayed : or, A curious collection of voyages and travels (Volume 3) - Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771
Each volume has engraved frontispiece signed: W. Harrison Senr. sculpt
Keywords: Voyages and travels; Discoveries in geography; Explorers; Voyages and travels
Downloads: 178
[texts]The world displayed : or, A curious collection of voyages and travels (Volume 7) - Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771
Each volume has engraved frontispiece signed: W. Harrison Senr. sculpt
Keywords: Voyages and travels; Discoveries in geography; Explorers; Voyages and travels
Downloads: 169
[texts]The world displayed : or, A curious collection of voyages and travels (Volume 4) - Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771
Each volume has engraved frontispiece signed: W. Harrison Senr. sculpt
Keywords: Voyages and travels; Discoveries in geography; Explorers; Voyages and travels
Downloads: 137
[texts]The world displayed : or, A curious collection of voyages and travels (Volume 2) - Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771
Each volume has engraved frontispiece signed: W. Harrison Senr. sculpt
Keywords: Voyages and travels; Discoveries in geography; Explorers; Voyages and travels
Downloads: 210
[texts]The world displayed : or, A curious collection of voyages and travels (Volume 6) - Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771
Each volume has engraved frontispiece signed: W. Harrison Senr. sculpt
Keywords: Voyages and travels; Discoveries in geography; Explorers; Voyages and travels
Downloads: 181
[texts]Histoire des principales découvertes faites dans les arts et les sciences : sur-tout dans les branches importantes du commerce, de la navigation & des plantations dans toutes les parties du monde - Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731
Translation of Defoe's 'General history of discoveries and improvements in useful arts, 1726-1727', which was published also as History of the principal discoveries and improvements in the several arts and sciences
Keywords: Discoveries in geography; Inventions; Commerce; Navigation; Industrial arts
Downloads: 248
[texts]The world displayed : or, A curious collection of voyages and travels (Volume 8) - Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771
Each volume has engraved frontispiece signed: W. Harrison Senr. sculpt
Keywords: Voyages and travels; Discoveries in geography; Explorers; Voyages and travels
Downloads: 256
[texts]Purchas his pilgrimage : or Relations of the world and the religions observed in all ages and places discovered, from the creation unto this present. In foure parts. This first containeth a theologicall and geographical historie of Asia, Africa, and America, with the ilands adiacent. Declaring the ancient religions before the floud ... With briefe descriptions of the countries, nations, states, discoveries ... - Purchas, Samuel, 1577?-1626
John Adams Library copy inscribed on inside back cover: hand drawing of ship. Inscribed on inside front cover: "L6 -J/D." Inscribed on first leaf: "In page 751 mention is made of the river St. Croix..." John Adams's signature on title page: "J. Adams."
Keywords: Religions -- History; Religions; Geography; Geography -- History 17th century; Voyages and travels -- History 17th century; America -- Discovery and exploration Early works to 1800
Downloads: 5,421 (1 review)
[texts]Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the years 1819 and '20 : by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, sec'y of war: under the command of Major Stephen H. Long. From the notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and other gentlemen of the exploring party (Volume 2) - James, Edwin, 1797-1861, comp
John Adams Library appears to be missing atlas dated 1822
Keywords: Indians of North America; Discoveries in geography; Indians of North America
Downloads: 456
[texts]Account of an expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, performed in the years 1819 and '20 : by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, sec'y of war: under the command of Major Stephen H. Long. From the notes of Major Long, Mr. T. Say, and other gentlemen of the exploring party (Volume 1) - James, Edwin, 1797-1861, comp
John Adams Library appears to be missing atlas dated 1822
Keywords: Indians of North America; Discoveries in geography; Indians of North America
Downloads: 800
[texts]The American gazetteer : exhibiting, in alphabetical order, a much more full and accurate account, than has been given, of the states, provinces, counties, cities, towns ... on the American continent, also of the West-India islands ... with a particular description of the Georgia Western Territory - Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826
7 maps. "The map of the Georgia Western Territory, not being received in season to accompany some of the copies first delivered; those who may receive the work without it, may have a copy of the map, after the first of July next, by calling on Mr. Ebenezer Larkin, Cornhill, Boston"--Verso of t.p.
Keywords: Geography; America -- Gazetteers; Amérique -- Répertoires géographiques; United States -- Gazetteers; Georgia -- Description and travel
Downloads: 1,598
[texts]Travels, or, observations relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant - Shaw, Thomas, 1694-1751
John Adams Library copy includes separate 3.5" x 4.5" card inscribed with poem [not in Adams's hand] inserted at p. 344, which has been removed and stored separately.
Keywords: Geography, Ancient; Natural history -- Africa, North; Middle East -- Description and travel; Middle East -- Antiquities; Africa, North -- Description and travel; Middle East -- Maps Early works to 1800; Africa, North -- Maps Early works to 1800; Orient -- Description and travel
Downloads: 2,191
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